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to make greater in intensity or severity

to increase markedly in level or intensity, especially of sound

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become more extreme

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make more extreme

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increase the height of

make (one's senses) more acute

make more intense, stronger, or more marked

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"How much better you appear this morning, George," she cried, in a voice whose melody was even heightened by its gaiety.
His aspect was perfectly that of a pilgrim, heightened also by an apostolic dignity.
The absurdity that clung to everything connected with Dirk Stroeve gave it a curious note, like an unresolved discord, but made it somehow more modern, more human; like a rough joke thrown into a serious scene, it heightened the poignancy which all beauty has.
"Allow me to introduce you to my daughter," said the countess, with heightened color.
Sharjah, February 24, 2019 The Pink Caravan Ride has delivered 1,750 free check-ups and breast screenings leading to and during the inaugural day of their ninth annual edition, which seeks to heighten community awareness about the importance of early detection and the role regular screenings plays in ensuring the same.
Tugade ordered heads of DOTr sectors and attached agencies to heighten security in all airports, seaports, railways, road transport terminals, and issue alert protocols in the wake of the Basilan blast.
Meanwhile, chairman Pakistan Christian Citizen Forum Advocate Sheheryar Shams has appealed to law enforcement agencies to heighten security around churches.
Addressing prayers at Al-Taseel Mosque in Medani, capital of Gezira State, Friday, President Al-Bashir affirmed that State's resolve to heighten values of solidarity and support of grievant so as to reach a community which stick to values of Holy Quran.
"This is where we want to be'' was the first thought that Clay Heighten and his wife, Debra Caudy, had when they stepped off the plane at the Jackson Hole Airport eight years ago.
E[currency]ANLIURFA (CyHAN)- Turkish Military continues to heighten preparations on Syrian border while world powers and international organizations discussing military intervention to Syria after August 21 chemical massacre which is allegedly committed by Bashar al-Assad regime.
Summary: Tensions in the boardroom at Marks and Spencer heighten ahead of Sir Stuart Rose's departure
KUWAIT, May 2 (KUNA) -- Sudan signed today a loan agreement with the state owned Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) to finance a project to heighten the Roseires Dam in eastern Sudan.
Chief Cabinet Secretary Nobutaka Machimura urged China on Monday to allow foreign diplomats and journalists into Tibet and surrounding areas as part of efforts to heighten transparency over the rioting in the region.
The aims of Operation Goodwill are to bring offenders to justice, protect adults and any children who might be at risk from domestic abuse, heighten awareness of the problem and ensure help is available 24 hours a day.
Effective use of emotional intelligence allows employees to heighten intuition, gain insight into complex challenges and motivate themselves to act.